Nuclear-Polarized Hydrogen/Deuterium Molecular Source

Yu V. Shestakov, D. M. Nikolenko, I. A. Rachek, D. K. Toporkov, A. V. Yurchenko

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Abstract

The prototype of a nuclear-polarized hydrogen/deuterium molecular source based on the classical Stern-Gerlach design was tested at the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics. Its major components are an annular nozzle cooled down to 6.5 K and two superconducting sextupole magnets. The measured flow of polarized hydrogen molecules was 3 x 10(12) mol/s at a total gas flow through the nozzle of 4 x10(-2) Torr L/s. The results obtained will be used to construct a more intense source of polarized molecules.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)513-519
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics of Particles and Nuclei
Volume50
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2019

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